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Recent articles by Jason:

Here’s how much snow fell Thursday night in the D.C. area

A coating to a couple inches fell, politely melting on pavement for the most part. → Read More

SchoolCast and FedCast for Jan. 18

The snow is unlikely to amount to enough to cause widespread delays Friday morning. → Read More

Light snow and wintry mix could affect Thursday evening and Friday morning commute

Accumulation of a coating to a couple of inches is possible. → Read More

The polar vortex has fractured, and the eastern U.S. faces a punishing stretch of winter weather

Forecasts call for a very cold and stormy pattern peaking in February. → Read More

4.7-magnitude earthquake registered offshore Ocean City, shaking felt on Eastern Shore

The tremor occurred at 6:30 p.m., about 136 miles offshore. → Read More

Forecast review: From start to finish, it was hard keeping up with ‘Snurlough’

The storm forced us to keep playing catch-up and, ultimately, we never quite did. But we came close. → Read More

Snow set to blanket Washington region this weekend: Forecast amounts and storm timeline

Two to four inches of accumulation is most likely inside the Beltway, with more south and less north. → Read More

Accumulating snow is likely in two waves this weekend. The question is how much.

The two periods when driving conditions could turn most difficult are Saturday evening and Sunday. → Read More

Chances for accumulating snow increase this weekend in Washington region

The most likely timing is between Saturday night and midday Sunday. → Read More

Photos: Snow coats ancient monuments in Athens and even dusts some beaches in Greece

Photos reveal a film of snow covering several of Athens's famed landmarks. → Read More

There is a small chance of winter storminess this weekend in the Washington region

We'll have cold air, but it's unclear how much moisture will arrive. → Read More

Frozen versus thawed: This January and last January are polar opposites in Washington

What a difference a year makes. → Read More

Photos: More snow coats the Arizona desert than the Northeast, and it’s stunning

Snow has dusted the deserts and blanketed the mountains of both Arizona and New Mexico in recent days. → Read More

Hundreds of scientists to miss world’s largest weather conference because of federal shutdown

It is a pivotal forum for the exchange of ideas to advance weather prediction and understanding of climate change. → Read More

What winter? Above-normal temperatures have ruled Washington for 22 days and counting.

Any real winter weather seems at least 10 days away, if it arrives at all. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Rainy today and again later this week as above normal temperatures dominate

The wettest year on record ends in fitting fashion: with rain. → Read More

Heavy rain and strong winds expected late Thursday into early Friday from vigorous southern storm

Pockets of flooding are likely and there is a risk of downed trees and power outages. → Read More

Brace Yourselves, The Polar Vortex Is Back And Brewing Harsh Conditions

Winter got off to a fast start in the Lower 48 even before it was technically winter. Waves of cold gripped the eastern two-thirds of the United States and several winter storms tracked across the region. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: A dry and sunny stretch before another rainstorm Thursday and Friday

After this weekend’s record-setting drenching, we welcome the reprieve. → Read More

Polar vortex could unleash winter wallop by January

If the vortex is disrupted as some models predict, the winter could suddenly turn severe and memorable. → Read More